Pressure On Board At P Lifting Rock Heavier Than Pounds Thus Initiating Release Firing Device

Figure 7-15. Representative methods of using firing devices in boobytrap installation.

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Figure 7-16. Packing box for an APERS mine.

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Figure 7-16. Packing box for an APERS mine.

Blue Vertical End Cleats
Figure 7-17. Packing box for an APERS practice mine and replacement parts.

I before arming. In disarming armed mines, restore safety devices, as prescribed in TM 9-1345-20312&P and FM 20-32.

f. In employment of inert mines for training in handling, and of practice mines for simulating actual service conditions, observe rules, regulations and precautions that pertain to high-explosive service mines.

Figure 7-18. Heavy AT mine as shipped.

Figure 7-18. Heavy AT mine as shipped

Figure 7-18. Heavy AT mine as shipped.

Figure 7-18. Heavy AT mine as shipped

Figure 7-19. Metal packing box for 8 AT mines and 8 AT mine fuzes or 12 light AT practice mines without fuze. 7-11. Packing and Marking a. APERS Mines. Bounding APERS mines are packed with fuzes and spools of steel wire in cartons. The cartons are overpacked in wooden boxes stained light brown, with marking in yellow, or unstained, with marking in black (fig. 7-16). Nonmetallic APERS mines are packed in cartons overpacked in wooden boxes which also contain detonators and wrenches. Practice APERS mines are packed in wooden boxes which have markings in black, a blue center band and blue vertical end cleats, or in unpainted boxes, with markings in black (fig. 7-17).

b. AT Mines. AT mines, together with fuzes and activators each in individual metal containers, are packed in wooden boxes (fig. 7-18). Wooden boxes containing high-explosive mines are stained light brown, with markings in yellow, or are unstained, with markings in black. Metal boxes are painted olive drab, with markings in yellow. Practice AT mines (fig. 7-19), together with fuzes in individual metal containers, are packed in wooden boxes. Boxes are painted with a blue band around the center and have blue cleats on the ends. Both service and practice activators are also packed, each in an individual metal container, in wooden boxes. Inert mines without fuzes and without activators are packed in wooden boxes.

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